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October 16, 2018 1:53 PM UN decolonization agenda incomplete without Kashmir solution: Pakistan

Pakistan said the UN’s decolonization agenda would remain incomplete without resolution of the long festering dispute of Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking in the General Debate of the Fourth Committee of the General Assembly on Decolonization Issues, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi said that the right of Kashmiri people to self-determination 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Issues with US can’t be sorted out in one meeting: Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said that he had presented Pakistan’s stance on key global and regional issues at the United Nations in a clear and vivid manner. Talking to media in Multan on Saturday, he said that the stance he presented in the UN General Assembly has been appreciated at every level. The minister said that everything 1

October 4, 2018 12:00 AM Suu Kyi stripped of ‘Canadian citizenship’

OTTAWA: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honourary Canadian citizenship late on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her nation’s military against the Rohingya Muslim minority. The move was made official after Canada’s Senate voted to revoke the symbolic honour. The lower house had already approved 1

September 30, 2018 5:25 AM Mother found guilty behind murder of minor girl in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Mother of seven-year-old minor killed earlier this week was found guilty behind the murder on Saturday. Seven-year-old Armish’s dead body was recovered from a plastic bag in Hyderabad’s Latifabad No. 10 area with CCTV footage showing a veiled individual dumping the body on Thursday night. The girl’s father had reported to the law enforcement 1

September 28, 2018 12:00 AM Protest against police: KP lawyers boycott courts

PESHAWAR: The lawyers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday boycotted courts to protest police violence against their colleagues in Quetta. The lawyers observed the strike on the call of Pakistan Bar Council and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council. Syed Abdul Fayaz, President, PHC Bar Association and Wakeel Zaman, President Peshawar Bar Association, condemned

September 27, 2018 12:00 AM Libya announces ceasefire deal

TRIPOLI:i: Libya’s internationally recognised government on Wednesday announced a new ceasefire deal to end a month of fighting between rival militias south of Tripoli that has left more than 100 dead. The agreement was signed by representatives of the capital and the town of Tarhuna, southeast of Tripoli, the interior ministry said in a statement. The deal ratified

September 25, 2018 1:12 PM HRCP sets up National Interfaith Working Group

Islamabad: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has recently established a National Interfaith Working Group as part of an ongoing project on advocacy and legal aid for religious minorities. In a statement issued today at the group’s inaugural meeting in Islamabad, HRCP has reiterated that ‘freedom of religion and belief remains integral to the Commission’s 5

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

GENEVA: Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk. The UN health agency’s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in 20 deaths globally each year, including 2

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM 29 killed in Iran military parade attack

TEHRAN: Militants shot dead at least 29 people including women and children in an attack Saturday on an Iranian military parade claimed by the Islamic State group, as Tehran accused a US ally in the region of the assault. The attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz came as the country marked the anniversary of the start of its 1980-1988 war with Saddam 2

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM SL women selling kidneys to repay loans: UN expert

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan war widows and women in former conflict zones are being forced to sell their kidneys to pay loan sharks, a UN expert said on Tuesday, urging government intervention. Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, the UN’s independent expert on effects of debt on human rights, said that debt collectors were also demanding sexual favours. "Women are at times 1